Thursday, February 23, 2012

MALAYSIA: Daihatsu building country's first auto transmission plant

Daihatsu Motor Co., the Japanese automaker known mostly for its smaller models and off-road vehicles said Wednesday it will invest about 5 billion yen in southwestern Malaysia to build automatic transmissions.

The Japanese automaker aims to start operating the plant in the Sendayan Industrial Park in Seremban, Negeri Sembilan in November 2013 with an annual production capacity of 150,000 units.